Type
Crossword
Description

Polygons having the same shape. Two polygons whose corresponding angles are congruent and the lengths of the corresponding sides are proportional. SIMILAR POLYGONS
Space occupied by a solid; measured in cubic inches. VOLUME
3-D figure with faces(sides) that are polygons. A solid figure with many plane faces, typically more than six. POLYHEDRON
Parts of congruent figures that match or are in the same places as each other. The parts (angles or sides) are in the same relative position in each of the figures. CORRESPONDING PARTS
Using properties of similar polygons to find lengths that are difficult to measure directly. A method of using proportions to find an unknown length or distance in similar figure. INDIRECT MEASUREMENT
Applying more than one transformation to an image. A transformation is put on the previous image several times. COMPOSITION OF TRANSFORMATIONS
Shapes that have the same shape but different sizes,~. Having corresponding sides proportional and corresponding angles equal. SIMILAR
A 3-D figure with all points the same distance from the center. A round solid figure, or its surface, with every point on its surface equidistant from its center. SPHERE
3-D figure with two parallel congruent circles. Connected by a curved circle. A solid geometric figure with straight parallel sides and a circular or oval cross section. CYLINDER
3-D figure with one circle base connected by a curved surface to a single vertex. A solid or hollow object that tapers from a circular or roughly circular base to a point. CONE
Objects made up of more than one solid. A solid that is composed, or made up of, two or more solids. COMPOSITE SOLIDS
Longest side of a right triangle; always across or opposite from right angle. HYPOTENUSE
Reversing the Pathagorean Theorem; Switching the hypotenuse and conclusion of a conditional statement. CONVERSE
Has three angles and three sides; has a sum of 180 degrees. TRIANGLE
Simply closed figure with three or more sides. POLYGON
Angles of a triangle that are not adjacent to a given exterior angle. REMOTE INTERIOR ANGLES
Operation that maps an original geometric figure to a now figure. A general term for four specific ways to change the shape on a graph. TRANSFORMATION
Fixed point or point that doesn't change in a rotation. POINT OF ROTATION
Intersecting line making a right angle. Two lines that meet a pet a right angle. PERPENDICULAR LINES
Outside the parallel's but opposite of the transversal; congruent. ALTERNATE EXTERIOR ANGLES

Geometry Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A closed plane figure formed by three or more straight sides that are line segments. polygon
A polygon with three sides and three angles. triangle
A polygon with four sides and four angles. quadrilateral
A polygon with five sides and five angles. pentagon
A polygon with six sides and six angles. hexagon
A polygon with seven sides and seven angles. heptagon
A polygon with eight sides and eight angles. octagon
A polygon with nine sides and nine angles. nonagon
A polygon with ten sides and ten angles. decagon
An angle that measures greater than 0 degrees and less than 90 degrees. acute
An angle that forms a square corner and has a measure of 90 degrees. right
An angle whose measure is 180 degrees. straight
An angle that measures greater than 90 degrees and less than 180 degrees. obtuse
An exact location in space. point
A straight path of points in a plane that continues without end in both direcetions with NO endpoints. line
A part of a line that includes two points called endpoints and all the points between them. line segment
A part of a line; it has one endpoint and continues without end in one direction. ray
The point at either end of a line segment of the starting point of a ray. endpoint
Lines in the same plane that never intersect and are always the same distance apart. parallel
Two lines that intersect to form four right angles. perpendicular
Lines that cross each other at exactly one point. intersecting
The number of square units needed to cover a surface. area
The distance around a figure. perimeter
A parallelogram with four equal, or congruent, sides and four right angles. square
A parallelogram with opposite sidees that are equal, or congrudent, and with four right angles. rectangle
A parallelogram with four equal, or congruent, sides. rhombus
A quadrilateral with exactly one pair of parallel sides. trapezoid
A quadrilateral whose opposite sides are parallel and equal, or congruent. parallelogram
Having the EXACT same size and shape. congruent

MATH CROSSWORD PUZZLE - Answer Key

Type
Crossword
Description

The mathematical sentence that uses an equal sign to show that two expressions are equal. EQUATION
The line intersects 2 or more parallel line TRANSVERSAL
The side of the right triangle that is opposite to the right angle. HYPOTENUSE
The symbol that is used to represent a square root RADICAL SIGN
The numerical factor of the term that contains a variable COEFFICIENT
A function whose graph is non vertical line LINEAR FUNCTION
The ratio of change in y to the change in x (rise/run) SLOPE
A polygon with three sides TRIANGLE
Changes the figure into another shape TRANSFORMATION
Identical in form (angles) CONGRUENT
When two parallel lines are cut by a transversal, the angles formed on the outside of the parallel lines EXTERIOR ANGLES
In any right triangle, the sum of the squares of the lengths of legs is equal to the square of the length of the hypotenuse PYTHAGOREAN THEOREM
Lines in the same plane that do not intersect PARALLEL LINES
A transformation in which a figure slides but does not turn TRANSLATION
The set of all points in the space that are the same distance from the point called center SPHERE
A transformation in which a figure is made larger or smaller with respect to a fixed point DILATION
A measure of the amount of space a 3 dimensional figure occupies VOLUME
A number that, when multiplied by itself, equals a given number SQUARE ROOT
Two numbers whose product is 1 RECIPROCALS
A polyhedron that has 2 parallel, congruent bases; the lateral faces are parallelogram PRISM

Transformations Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Turns a figure around a point. rotation
Produces a mirror image of a figure by flipping it over a line. reflection
The multiple used to enlarge or reduce a dilation. scale factor
The original figure before a transformation is made. pre-image
A dilation that makes an image that is the same shape but larger than the pre-image. enlargement
FIgures with the exact same angle measures and side lengths. congruent figures
Figures with the same angle measures and corresponding sides are proportional. similar figures
A change in the position or size of a shape on the coordinate plane. transformation
Movements that do not change the size or shape of the object moved. Make congruent figures. rigid transformations
Changes the size of a figure, but not its shape. dilation
A dilation that makes an image that is the same shape but smaller than the pre-image. reduction
The figure created by making a transformation. image
Every point in a figure moves the same distance in 1 or 2 directions on the coordinate plane, also called a slide. translation

Unit 1 Similarity Congruence and Proofs Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A circle __________________ in a polygon intersect each line that contains a side the polygon at exactly one point. Inscribed
A ________________ of a triangle is a segment whose endpoints are a vertex of the triangle and the midpoint of opposite side. Median
The points concurrency of the medians triangle is the __________________? CENTROID THE TRIANGLE
An ____________ of a triangle is a perpendicular segment from a the opposite value. Altitude
A ___________ of triangle is a segment that joins the midpoints of 2 sides of the triangle. mid segment
A quadrilateral with two pairs of parallel sides is a ________ parallelogram
A __________ is a quadrilateral with 4 right sides. rectangle
A _______________ is a quadrilateral with 4 congruent sides. Rhombus
A _____________ quadrilateral with 4 right angles and 4 congruent sides. square
Same shape but not same __________ size
__________________ polygons is 2 polygons are similar if they corresponding angles are congruent and corresponding sides are in a proportion. Similar
A __________________________ is the ratio of the corresponding sides of two similar polygons. similarity ratio
A _______________ transformation is dilatation or a composite of one or more dilation and one or more congruence transformation. similarity transformation

Unit 1 Similarity Congruence and Proofs Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A _____________ is an interior angle that is not adjacent to the exterior angle. Remote interior angle
_____________________ are in the same position in polygons with an equal number of side. Corresponding angle
____________________ are in the same position in polygons with an equal number of side. corresponding sides
two polygons are ______________________ congruent polygons
The property of triangle of __________________ gives you a shortcut for proving two triangle congruent. Triangle rigidly
An __________________ is an angle formed by two adjacent sides polygon. Included
An included side is the common side for two __________________________________ in polygon. Consecutive Angle
Abbreviation for "Corresponding Parts Of Congruent Triangles Are Congruent. CPCTC
The congruent sides are called Legs
What angle is formed by the legs? Vertex Angle
The side opposite the vertex angle is called base
______________ angle has two angles that have the same base as a side base
When a point is the same distance from two or more objects, the point is said to be __________________ from the object. Equidistant

Geometry Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

branch of mathematics that deals with points, lines, planes, and solids and examines their properties geometry
has no size, length, width, or height. represented by a dot and named by a capital letter point
set of all points space
points that lie on the same line collinear points
points that lie on the same plane coplaner points
line that consists of two points and all points between them segment
the part of a line that contains an endpoint and all other points extending in the other direction ray
things measuring to the same size or length congruent
a point that divides a segment into two congruent parts midpoint
angle whose measure is between 0 and 90 degrees acute angle
an angle that measures 90 degrees right angle
an angle whose measure is greater than 90 but less than 180 degrees obtuse angle
an angle whose measure is 180 degrees straight angle
triangle with no sides congruent scalene
triangle that has a right angle included right triangle
two angles whose sum is 90 degrees complementary
two angles whose measures sum up to 180 degrees supplementary
line that intersects a circle in two points secant
segment that connects two ponts on a circle chord
comparison of two numbers by divison ratio
congruent polygons lying in parallel planes bases
equation that sates two ratios are equal proportion
parellelogram with consecutive sides congruent rhombus
four sided figure with all sides congruent square
a line segment with two points on a cirlce that passes through the center diameter

Geometry Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

a triangle that has all equal sides and anles is considered an __________ triangle. Name starts with an "e" equilateral
a triangle with no congruent sides. Name starts with an "s". scalene
In this triangle, it has 2 congruent sides. Name starts with an "i". isosceles
coplainar lines that do not intersect. Lines never end. parallel
when the y-axis and x-axis change by a ratio. Many graphs have this type of diagonal. slope
transformation that turns every point. makes a figure move 360 degrees among a point is called _________. Name starts with an "r". rotation
a transformation representing a flip.When a figure flips over the or x-axis it is called a _________. reflection
a transformation that slides a figure. This word starts with a "t" translation
this angle is more than 90 degrees. This angle starts with an "o". obtuse
in a polygon, a segment that connects nonconsecutive vertices of the polygon. Line is neither horizontal nor vertical. diagonal
a quadrilateral with parallel opposite sides. Any sides can be called a base. (square,rhombus,rectangle) parallelogram
a quadrilateral with 4 right angles. Considered a parallelogram. rectangle
a quadrilateral with 4 congruent sides. considered a parallelogram. rhombus
a quadrilateral with 4 right angles and 4 congruent sides, Considered a parallelogram. square
a quadrilateral with one pair of parallel sides. Two base angles. trapezoid
this angle is less than 90 degrees. Angle starts with an "a" acute
a transformation that enlarges or reduces the original figure. Gets smaller or bigger. dilation
a __________ angle forms a perfect 90 degrees. Angle name starts with a "r" right
common endpoints of a figure. The "points" vertex
all figures have one of theses. The ________ encloses a figure. Word starts with a "s" side

A Crossword Puzzle of the Language of Geometry

Type
Crossword
Description

part of a line that is bounded by two distinct end points segment
2 angles that add up to 180 degrees supplementary
exactly similar parts facing each other or around an axis. symmetry
a figure with four equal straight sides and four right angles square
A line with a start point but no end point ray
having a common vertex and a common side adjacent
a figure with three straight sides and three angles triangle
a nine-sided figure nonagon
a transformation in which the figure is reflected across a line, creating a mirror image reflection
a quadrilateral with only one pair of parallel sides trapezoid
at an angle of 90° to a given line perpendicular
each angular point of a polygon vertex
2 angles that add up to 90 degrees complementary
a transformation in which the figure is turned around a fixed center point rotation
a figure with four straight sides and four right angles, especially one with unequal adjacent sides, in contrast to a square rectangle
A long thin mark made by a pen line
the continuous line forming the boundary of a closed figure perimeter
a figure with at least three straight sides and angles polygon
a seven-sided figure heptagon
the longest side of a right triangle hypotenuse
a transformation in which every point of the figure is moved in the same direction and for the same distance translation
the space between two intersecting lines or surfaces at or close to the point where they meet angle
a parallelogram with opposite equal acute angles, opposite equal obtuse angles, and four equal sides rhombus
a triangle that has three unequal sides scalene
a transformation in which the figure is enlarged or decreased in size dilation

IED Unit 5 key terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A triangle that contains only angles that are less than 90 degrees. Acute Triangle
The amount of rotation needed to bring one line or plane into coincidence with another, generally measured in radians or degrees. Angle
The number of square units required to cover a surface. Area
1. An imaginary line through a body, about which it rotates. Axis
A 3D point defining the geometric center of a solid. Centroid
A round plane figure whose boundary consists of points equidistant from the center Circle
1. A triangle located round a polygon such as a circle. Circumscribe
A solid composed of two congruent circles in parallel planes, their interiors, and all the line segments parallel to the axis with endpoints on the two circles. Cylinder
The measure of mass density is a measure of mass per volume. Density
A straight line passing from side to side through the center of a circle or sphere. Diameter
A shape generated by a point moving in a plane so that the sum of its distances from two other points (the foci) is constant and equal to the major axis Ellipse
A curve formed at the interior intersection between two or more surfaces. Fillet
To draw a figure within another so that their boundaries touch but do not intersect. Inscribe
The amount of matter in an object or the quantity of the inertia of the object. Mass
A triangle with one angle that is greater than 90 degrees. Obtuse Triangle
A four-sided polygon with both pairs of opposite sides parallel. Parallelogram
The numerical value of the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter Pi
Any plane figure bounded by straight lines. Polygon
A solid geometric figure whose two ends are similar, equal, and parallel rectilinear figures, and whose sides are parallelograms. Prism
A four-sided polygon. Quadrilateral
A straight line from the center to the circumference of a circle or sphere. Radius
A parallelogram with 90 degree angles. A square is also a rectangle. Rectangle
A triangle that has a 90 degree angle. Right Triangle
A regular polygon with four equal sides and four 90 degree angles. Square
The squared dimensions of the exterior surface Surface Area
A straight or curved line that intersects a circle or arc at one point only. Tangent
A polygon with three sides. Triangle
The amount of three-dimensional space occupied by an object or enclosed within a container. Volume
A four-sided polygon. Quadrilateral

geometry crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

identical in form congruent
corresponding sides proportional, angles congruent similar
a figure with at least three straight sides and angles polygon
to cut into two equal parts bisect
a point on the line that divides the line into two equal segments midpoint
an angle less than 90 degrees but more than 0 acute
an angle more than 90 degrees but less than 180 obtuse
a 90 degree angle right
a triangle where all sides and angles are equal equilateral
opposite side divided by hypotenuse sine
adjacent side divided by hypotenuse cosine
opposite side divided by adjacent side tangent
the distance around a circle circumference
a line with a single endpoint that extends infinitely in one direction ray
lines in a plane that never intersect or touch each other parallel
a line that meets another line at a right angle perpendicular
a transformation that turns a figure about a fixed point rotation
a transformation that produces an image the same shape as the original, but a different size dilation
angles that add up to equal 180 degrees supplementary
angles that add up to equal 90 degrees complementary